SOUTHCOM Week in Review Ending 23 Dec 09

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Hot Topics

AR: Argentina’s Biggest Police Force Under Investigation 12/21/09

BR: VBTP: A New APC for Brazil 12/22/09

PE: PERU TO BUY BRAZILIAN FIGHTER PLANES 12/21/09

Below the Fold: Instability, Special Operations, Security Forces, Foreign Affairs, Crime

Instability

CO: Colombia’s Anti-Government Movements Join Forces 12/18/09

Special Operations

CO: Colombia beefs up forces on border with Venezuela 12/19/09

Security Forces

CO: Colombian Armed Forces identify targets of a possible Venezuelan attack 12/22/09

VE: Chavez launches national police in violent Venezuela 12/20/09

Foreign Affairs

BR: Brazil’s Leaders Wrestle With Truth Commission Investigation 12/22/09

Crime

CO: Colombia’s FARC rebels kill governor, prompting calls for security shift 12/23/09